Production Manager

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

$80K - $100K
Posted on 08/11/17
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
$80K - $100K
Posted on 08/11/17

Location: Lake Zurich, Chicago, IL.

Job Summary:

Responsible for directing and coordinating one or more of the following areas; compounding, aseptic filling, component preparation, capping and lyophilization.


  • Supervise and coordinate activities and performance of assigned staff to ensure the achievement of department OEE objectives and performance goals.
  • Develops information and compiles reports concerning scheduling, production goals, equipment and maintenance problems and other studies or reports as requested.
  • Works in a team environment with other department management to coordinate a production schedule to achieve requireddeadlines, objectives and budgets.
  • Develops department employees through orientation, training, establishment of objectives, communication of rules and policies, while building employee morale and motivation.
  • Evaluate performance and production of staff; maintains records of performance.
  • Maintains compliance with company policies, cGMP’s, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.
  • Conducts continuous review and follow-up on projects to ensure completion of assigned work.
  • Advises department management on matters relating to daily operations and makes recommendations for improvements when feasible.
  • Ensures adequate resources are available to manufacture product (equipment, supplies, and labor).
  • Reviews, performs/ensures investigations are done effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and administers operational procedures for aseptic filling, capping and lyophilization activities.
  • Assumes responsibility for proper maintenance of production equipment and facilities.
  • Takes necessary action to eliminate delays ensuring adherence to production and shipping schedules.
  • Audits own performance and recommends own objectives and standards of performance.
  • Other duties as directed by Manager.


  • Bachelors degreerequired, Engineering or Science Degreepreferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience, in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Proven communication and employee relations skills necessary.
  • Excellent computer skills.
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